Transport is often an issue, so i would be considering the nearby crags: Almscliff, Brimham,or some of the smaller outcrops?
Many thanks, Alex
At Almscliffe, I'd recommend the obvious classics: Morell's Wall (V2), Crucifix (V0+ I guess), Crucifix Arete (V3 but feels V4 to me) and also Pebble Wall (which is V5 but it's pure trickery, not strength dependent...obviously at the wrong crag!).
If you can, the trip up to Slipstones is really worthwhile - oodles of brilliant problems, with strong lines up a minature crag that faces direct into the sun, and in a beautiful setting. Not to mention the best rock anywhere.
Rock On (always feels V4 to me but apparently it's easier)
Steptoe (hard V3)
Right Hand Twin (tricky and brilliant V2) and the other aretes round there (V3/4+)
Question of Balance/the other good slab (feels V2ish to me)
Countless amazing highballs e.g. Paul's arete (V0+/E1), Sowden, Dennis in Darlo...
The slipstones look brilliant! thanks Jon. Il try get out there asap. However my bike is the main form of transport atm though so will try Almscliff first (once ive figured how to strap the pad on).
Out of interest does anybody have any experience of Birk Crag? its in my backyard so I was hoping to explore it a little more with bouldering in mind?
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